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stink′ bug`


n.
any of numerous broad, flat bugs of the family Pentatomidae, that emit a disagreeable odor.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Looking forward, another driver of air cargo volumes that will likely help firm up airfreight in an otherwise soft market will be the return of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).
THIS green stink bug looks as if it's from another world as tiny dewdrops magnify features on its minute body.
A stink bug's defense effectively convinces birds and other predators to pick something else for their next meal.
Any reasonable stink bug would know that a fire burning in their secret passageway would signal it was time to leave.
This species is known also as the Neotropical brown stink bug. It is a ubiquitous polyphagous species across Brazil and one of the most abundant hemipterans found on cowpea.
Our male protagonist, Will, unwittingly sets off a chain of events when he eats a stink bug in the school library as a diversion to cover his longtime friend Daryl's racist slur against new student Eloy.
The center helps growers improve their orchards, protect their fruit against pests and diseases, and monitor for invasive pests such as the brown marmorated stink bug that have the potential to cause serious damage to crops in Azerbaijan.
As Lychee stink bug breeding season kicks into high gear in Taiwan, Thai migrant workers have been spotted in western Taiwan's Changhua County capturing the insects for their value as a delicacy, reported Liberty Times.
How about grasshopper tortillas with stink bug salsa?
Containing the contributions of more than 60 stink bug specialists from 15 countries, "Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species" provides a better understanding of the biology and economic importance of these invasive species, why they became invasive, and how their continued geographical expansion is likely to affect numerous agricultural systems and natural environments.
Zhang then tested methyl benzoate against other agricultural pests, including the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), diamondback moth, and tobacco hornworm.